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Out Of The Mouths Of Babes -- A Sisterhood Jazz Quartet

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women
Randee Mia Berman

Fast forward about 3,000 years to Israel Horovitz' play Out of the Mouths of Babes. In this striking Cherry Lane Theatre production (www.cherrylanetheatre.org), the Babes are adults. Out of their mouths comes wit..with claws. Picture four sassy, savvy, snarky babes -- all ex-wives and lovers of the same beloved Professor -- clumped together in one Paris apartment for his funeral.

Auvergne, the Rustic Heart of France

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Central Moulins and its distinctive clock tower Once an area of great volcanic activity, now the central French region of Auvergne presents a tranquil...

Daneh Buahmad and the Essence of Modern, Global Style

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.05.2016 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Who is the true modern Saudi woman? Well, that definition may require too many words, but I can definitely tell you who she isn't. She's not the com...

Why You Are Richer Than You Think

Susie Moore | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The way to recognize your true wealth is to acknowledge the special things in your life right now -- particularly the things that money cannot purchase. Think of how much everything you have would mean to somebody else who dreams of it -- love, friendship, health, family -- the list is endless.

Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel

Michael Saint James | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
Michael Saint James

In the distance, a silhouette floats like a mirage on the horizon. Circled by ocean waters, an ancient abbey, founded in the eighth century, sits on a...

A Salute to Warrior Women Past and Present

Alicia Nunn | Posted 10.22.2015 | Women
Alicia Nunn

Being the Warrior Woman that I am, I break down every barrier placed in front of my goals, even my own limiting beliefs. A woman can do anything she puts her mind to. And she is more than a secretary, sex object, and maid.

Women in Business Q&A: Shelley Rollick, Founder, Benir Beauty

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shelley Rollick is a para-medical esthetician and cosmetic chemist with over 25 years of skin care experience. She is the founder, creative director a...

96-Year-Old Tao Porchon-Lynch Is 'On Fire' on America's Got Talent

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Dancing to Pitbull's "Fireball," 96-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch and ballroom dance teacher Vard Margaryan wowed the "America's Got Talent" judges and audience on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

Women in Business Q&A: Holly Daniels Christensen, Founder, Dune Jewelry

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Holly Daniels Christensen from Dedham, Massachusetts is a self-taught jewelry designer and the founder of Dune Jewelry, the Original Beach Sand Jewelr...

Women in Business Q&A: Christyn Wilkins and Callie Brackett, We Tie the Knots Founders

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

We Tie The Knots co-founder Christyn Wilkins thrives on the rewarding feeling of "creating something out of nothing." The desire to be a pioneer--the first to do something and break traditional boundaries--were early indicators that this Georgia-raised entrepreneur with a knack for entertaining, would one day launch a business of her own.

Women in Business: Judy Wellfare, Executive Creative Director, Plus

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

British-born and raised in China, Judy's creative pursuits have taken her on a global adventure. With a resume encompassing extensive international ex...

Fashion Is Around Us and Within Us

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 12.24.2014 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

I realize that, in fact, fashion is deeply interesting to me. It's about who we are, who we were, who we might become. Coco Chanel said, "Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."

Carly Ledbetter

7 Unusual Facts You Didn't Know About Coco Chanel

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.19.2015 | Style

Coco Chanel may be famous for her incredible sense of style and amazing quotes, but she also led one of fashion's most interesting lives. For the ...

Women in Business Q&A: Shanti Atkins, Founder and Executive Chairman of NAVEX Global

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shanti Atkins is the Founder and Executive Chairman of NAVEX Global, an international ethics and compliance consultancy. She has been an innovator in ...

It Was All About Chanel On Twitter This Week

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 05.17.2014 | Style

This week on Twitter, we couldn't stop drooling over all things Chanel. Whether it was the Chanel Cruise 2015 Collection in Dubai, Blake Lively's stun...

In Paris, a New Source for Interiors

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Let's say you're an English-speaking expat and a Francophile wandering the streets of Paris in search of a pair of easy chairs designed by modernist Oscar Niemeyer in 1948. Where would you go?

PHOTOS: Coco Chanel Looks Exactly As We Imagined

Posted 08.19.2013 | Style

The name Chanel has become larger than life, from the perfumes and the quilted bags to the famous suit jackets reinvented by Karl Lagerfeld. We hear t...

Shopping for Elegance (With My Mother)

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 06.13.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

She would find the one leather craftsman in Florence making a copy of a $2,000 French purse, and she would carry that Florentine bag, tucked away lovingly into its fabric-carrying sack at night, for the rest of her life.

Galliano's Addiction -- Death by Dior: Part Two, The Vanity Fair Scoop

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 08.04.2013 | Celebrity
Alison Winfield Burns

Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.

Death by Dior: A Book Review

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.20.2013 | Books
Alison Winfield Burns

There is no death by Dior if we talk about art, there is only life by Dior. And in this book that so remorselessly brings to light long-ago misdeeds, there is something of a reminder how great art outlasts the residue of pain.

Style Icons From The 1920's

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.20.2013 | Style

Many important things happened in the 1920s (Prohibition, jazz music, Art Deco...) But in our minds, one of the more significant developments of the d...

Punks and Flappers and What They Can Teach Us

Pauline Millard | Posted 07.14.2013 | Women
Pauline Millard

Despite thriving over 50 years apart, these two groups have quite a bit in common and can give us a good refresher course on female empowerment, which is totally having a moment right now.

Hotels Where The Stars Live

trivago | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
trivago

A stay in any of these historical hotels is a fantasy in itself, but living in one -- surely a luxury reserved for the VIPs of the world. The hotel se...

Ella: Fashion Sense (PHOTOS)

Pam Peterson | Posted 06.15.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

With her brand, Ella, Elinrós Lindal has made it her mission to provide luxurious clothing that make women feel beautiful and confident, while, at the same time, being mindful of the environmental and economical impact of the industry.

La Marinière, an Eternal Classic

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

In the early 20th century, Coco Chanel saw fishermen on the beaches of France wearing striped shirts, and began to wear them herself. The shirt worked its way into the wardrobes of Parisian society, and a classic was born.